Candidate Resources

Local Elections Calendar

Candidate Filing forms and information.



Voter's Pamphlet

Columbia County produces a Voter's Pamphlet for each Primary and General election (May/November even years).  It is inserted into the middle of and distributed with the State Voter's Pamphlet by postal service to each household. 

Voter's Pamphlet Filing Forms

Requirements for County level Candidates

County Commissioner note: Per Amended Ordinance 2010-1 and approved at measure election on November 2nd, 2010 (measure 5-206) the office of Columbia County Commissioner has been designated nonpartisan. County commissioner positions have been elected as nonpartisan offices beginning with the primary election in May 2012.


See Election Data page

Voter Lists

Political Sign Ordinances

To ensure you comply with local ordinance, please contact relevant jurisdiction for any recent changes.

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General Information
Phone Numbers
(503) 397-7214
Fax: (503) 397-7266
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St. Helens,

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